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Study shows magnesium optimizes vitamin D status

Dec. 19, 2018—A randomized trial by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers indicates that magnesium optimizes vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people with high levels.

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Calcium intake and colorectal cancer

Oct. 18, 2017—Calcium intake appears to protect against colorectal cancer in individuals with certain gene variants, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.

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Magnesium impacts vitamin D status

Oct. 14, 2013—Magnesium and vitamin D appear to work together to reduce risk of death from cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer.

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Magnesium affects prostate cancer risk

Jun. 3, 2011—Low blood levels of magnesium are associated with more aggressive prostate cancer, a recent study suggests.

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BPA exposure tests in question

Feb. 8, 2011—The safety of industrial chemicals bisphenol A (BPA) and alkylphenols, which are used in commercial products like plastics, has recently been called into question. Exposure to these chemicals is typically measured by their excretion in urine, but impaired kidney function may make such measurements inaccurate. To assess how kidney function influences urinary excretion of these...

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